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Join PBS Learning Media to bring stories from the battlefront into American history, world history, and health classrooms. Analyze artifacts and oral histories that uncover the most important experiences of a nation during times of conflict. Use recent veterans’ personal stories to engage in a discussion of how the choice to become a soldier and the experience of serving relates to personal values and goals. And much more. 

Browse some of the topics below and visit PBS Learning Media to see more educational resources for teachers and students. 

PBS NewsHour
Explore the effects that life in military families has on children in this video from PBS NewsHour, produced on Veterans Day 2013.

For Educators | Download Support Materials for the Student Report highlighted above. 

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Family History with History Detectives

Lion TV

Family History with History Detectives

Lesson plans asking students to dig deeper into their own family history.

Rebel: Loretta Velasquez: Civil War Soldier and Spy

Latino Public Broadcasting

Rebel: Loretta Velasquez: Civil War Soldier and Spy

Students consider how factors like gender and race shape our understanding of history.

The Way We Get By: Coming Home from War

POV

The Way We Get By: Coming Home from War

Compare and contrast the homecoming experiences of soldiers from various wars.

Veteran Experiences of Pearl Harbor

KACV

Veteran Experiences of Pearl Harbor

Learn about the attack on Pearl Harbor using video interviews, a handout and more.

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